Healthy Bones

For years people have been told that to have healthy, strong bones you need to increase your intake of calcium. But, as with most things, it isn’t quite that simple. Yes, bones do need calcium, but that is just a small part of a very complex picture. They also need magnesium, potassium, manganese, boron, silica,…

Healthy Ageing

Each generation of Australians is living a longer life, but when that life becomes beset with health problems and pain, the quality of life diminishes. Is there a key to living a long AND healthy life? Sure, genetics play a part, but how about a healthy diet and a healthy emotional state? When it comes…

Chia – The Miracle Seed

The many reasons to include Chia Seeds in your daily diet Chia seeds are packed with loads of nutrition and should be included in your every day diet.  Omega 3 is required by every cell in your body, and is essential for healthy brain and nervous system function and Chia seeds are packed full of…

Have an Avocado a Day

Although most people think of it as a vegetable, avocado is actually a fruit, and is packed full of nutrition. It contains vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, copper, iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium (1 avocado has the same potassium as 2-3 bananas), fiber, protein (it is a whole protein and easier to…

Mind and body connection

Most people aren’t aware of the incredibly powerful connection between the mind and body. They suffer from an ailment and consider it to be a physical condition only. It is only when awareness of the connection between emotions, attitudes and belief systems is understood that true health can be achieved. A simple way of understanding…

Crispy Grain Free Flat Bread – Paleo

This tasty Paleo crisp flatbread can be broken up to use as savoury biscuits for dipping or as a “flat bread” topped with your favourite toppings. 2 cups ground seeds or nuts. You can use a combination of pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, cashews or almonds. Make sure you soak them first. You can then dehydrate them but…

Pikelets Grain Free – Paleo

½ cup ground organic cashews or almonds (Soak overnight before grinding in food processor. You can then dehydrate them, but if you want to save time, just food process them wet. The pikelets just may not rise as much. 1 free range organic egg, separated 1/2 tablespoon filtered water Pinch of quality salt METHOD: Mix…

Fruit and Nut Balls – Paleo

½ cup ground organic cashews or almonds (soak them first) ½ cup organic sunflower seeds (soak them first) ½ cup preservative free organic cranberries (or 1/3 cup organic sultanas) 6 dates, chopped 1/3 cup organic unhulled tahini 1 tablespoon honey (or less, to taste) 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil (melted) Desiccated or shredded organic coconut…

Kale Chips – Paleo

1 bunch of organic kale (use smooth rather than curly kale) Olive Oil Himalayan or Sea Salt Lemon Juice Wash and thoroughly dry the kale Cut the stalk from the kale and tear the kale into pieces. Lightly drizzle a small amount of olive oil and lemon juice over kale and toss through Season with…

Kidney and Liver Cleanse Juice

A purifying drink, great for your kidney and liver.  1  carrot 1 beetroot 1 celery stalk with leaves (if leaves are too strong in flavour                             for you, just omit) 1/2 cucumber with skin A handful of spinach leaves, washed Optional to…

Chocolate Balls – Paleo

1/3 cup organic cocoa 1 cup ground organic cashews or almonds 1/3 cup organic tahini 1/3 cup raw honey 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil Organic desiccated or shredded coconut METHOD: Mix all ingredients together and roll into balls. Dip in coconut and put in fridge By Andrea Southern,              …

Avocado chocolate mousse – Paleo

3 organic ripe avocados ¾ cup organic cacao (or cocoa powder) ¼ – ½ cup raw honey or maple syrup (or half and half) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt METHOD: Scoop the avocado pulp into a medium sized mixing bowl. Add the cacao powder, honey, vanilla and salt. Use an immersion blender…